Former SCSU tight end Jerome Cunningham signs with Giants

Former SCSU tight end Jerome Cunningham in Colts camp. (AP Photo)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Former Southern Connecticut State University tight end Jerome Cunningham signed a free agent contract with the New York Giants on Tuesday evening.

Cunningham had previously rookie mini-camp with the New Orleans Saints this spring and with the Detroit Lions last spring.

Cunningham was a four-year member of the squad and three-year starter at tight end for the Owls. He recorded 61 catches for 690 yards and seven touchdowns in his career. Cunningham was also previously recognized as a selection to the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for his work in the classroom.

He joins former teammate Ike Igbinosun (Buffalo Bills) as former Owls’ players on NFL rosters. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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